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Fourth graders complete activities to examine the purpose and structure of the skeletal system. For this skeletal system lesson, 4th graders sing a related topic song and discuss the skeletal system and its bones. Students work in pairs to name, find, and discuss the bones in their body. Students use a skeletal model and visit the given website to learn facts about the skeleton.
Students examine human bones. In this skeletal system lesson, students review the functions and locations of bones in the human body. Students work in groups to complete an activity where they discover why bones are hollow and discuss the importance of calcium to bone growth and maintenance.
Third graders are introduced to the human skeletal system. Using play-doh, they discover what happens to the bones of the body as a person moves and how broken bones heal. After reading examples, they examine the different types of joints. They complete a quiz on vocabulary and the functions of the bones.
For any study of the human skeleton, this instructional activity will come in handy. In it, learners place 19 human skeleton words in alphabetical order in the spaces provided. Then, they must write each of the words three times each in the boxes provided. Lots of language arts and handwriting practice present in this instructional activity!
To truly teach through the arts means one must tackle both art and core content in one lesson. This quick activity does just that. Learners make skeletons out of cotton swabs in order to study relief sculpture and the skeletal system. This activity can also be used to show verbs, for Halloween, or when studying body systems.
The hip bone connected to the leg bone, and your life science learners connected to the screen! Fun facts about the skeletal system are displayed before Bill explains how joints work. Hinge, saddle, ball-and-socket, gliding, and fixed joints are all introduced in this vivacious video clip. Show it to get your class interested in studying the skeletal system.
Salaries, accreditation, and health technologies, sounds like career exploration time! Kids examine everything one needs to know before going into a health career. They explore the requirements and salaries earned by EMTs, massage therapists, radiologists, and personal trainers.
What's more fun than a drawing a barrel of monkeys? Drawing the other half of a human skeleton! Learners practice their symmetrical drawing skills while learning about the bones found in the human skeleton. Half of the skeleton is completed, learners simply complete the other half and then label their drawing.
Students understand the importance of bones in their bodies. In this bones lesson plan, students research, and read to find the names of the various bones in their bodies. Students create life size illustrations of their bodies and the bones in them. Students label the bones and complete a worksheet.
A well-designed lesson on the skeletal system awaits your students. They perform hands-on explorations of common items, view a PowerPoint presentation, and utilize other visuals to be able to identify a hinge, ball and socket, and gliding joint in a skeleton. This is a very engaging lesson which should have your third graders very excited!